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They saw it being lifted from the earth [picture] / N.H
Bib ID 2980282
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Heysen, Nora, 1911-2003
 
Online Versions
Description [1930] 
1 drawing : pen and ink, wash ; image 20.6 x 26.7 cm. on sheet 24.4 x 30.8 cm. 
Series

Original drawings to illustrate Woggheeguy, Australian Aboriginal legends collected and written by K. Langloh Parker.

Summary

Illustration for legend, Yaraandoo, a Kamilaroi legend of the Southern Cross, published in Woggheeguy, Australian Aboriginal legends / collected by Catherine Stow (K. Langloh Parker), illustrated by Nora Heysen, Adelaide : F.W. Preece & Sons, 1930, facing p. 22.

Notes

Title from inscription.

Part of the collection: Original drawings to illustrate Woggheeguy, Australian Aboriginal legends collected and written by K. Langloh Parker.

Inscription: N.H.--Lower left; "Illustration for Yaraandoo, the Southern Cross. They saw it being lifted from the earth and passing through the air towards the southern sky ... after it flew the Mouyi"--Handwritten in pencil on reverse.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-139555098

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Pictorial works.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)
Other authors/contributors Parker, K. Langloh (Katie Langloh), 1856-1940. Woggheeguy
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